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, the newest round of legal trouble for the man acquitted of killing trayvon martin. abc's steve osunsami tells us what happened this time. >> reporter: another day, another mug shot for george zimmerman. tonight he's in jail again, arrested for what police say was domestic violence, allegedly assaulting his current girlfriend who called 911. >> what's going on? >> he's in my house breaking all my [ mute ] because i asked him to leave. >> she alleged that he had broken a table and at one point pointed a long-barrelled shotgun. >> reporter: she said he shoved her and then pulled his gun. >> we believe it was some type of separation in the relationship. >> reporter: ever since his acquittal this summer in the shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin, florida's most notorious recent defendant keeps finding trouble. there was this outside his wife's home in september in the middle of a messy divorce. >> he continually has his hand on his gun and says step closer, threatening all of us with his firearm. >> do you think that he feels that perhaps after the trial he felt a little more invincible?
their son's final moments. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: this is the surveillance video that the u.s. attorney here has now asked the fbi to study tonight, from that cold afternoon. 17-year-old kendrick johnson, in the white shirt, walks into a busy high school gym in georgia, and never walks back out. >> it's one step closer to finding out what happened to my son. >> reporter: what happens next wasn't caught on camera. the sheriff, the school system and a state pathologist all say that johnson most likely dropped a shoe into a rolled up gym mat and then suffocated trying to get it out. johnson's family refuses to believe this, and they've now convinced their u.s. attorney to help. >> at this time, i am of the opinion that a sufficient basis exists for my office to conduct a formal review of the facts and investigation surrounding the death of kendrick johnson. >> reporter: the parents hired their own medical examiner who said this was a killing, blunt force trauma to the neck. when they exhumed his body, many of his internal organs were missing. authorities blamed the f
the deadly severe form of that disease. steve day's doctors diagnosed him with black lung. >> my doctor says my lungs are shot. >> reporter: doctors at johns hopkins hospital, hired by the coal company, rejected the diagnosis and, we found, that of hundreds of other miners, saving the companies millions of dollars. the head of the black lung unit at hopkins, dr. paul wheeler, did not find a single case of severe black lung in available cases we examined since the year 2000, not one. >> that's my opinion and i have a perfect right to my opinion. >> reporter: but we found his opinion has been wrong a lot. gary fox was denied black lung benefits for ten years after dr. wheeler read his x-ray as negative. it was only after fox's death at the age of 58 that an autopsy concluded fox did indeed have black lung. >> you have a system that for so many miners is rigged against them. >> reporter: now hopkins has announced it is spending the black lung program while it reviews the findings of our investigation. >> i'd like to see the truth come out. i'd like to see the wrongdoers in this system exposed.
allegations against his 319-pound teammate. tonight a question, were some of the coaches in on it? abc's steve osunsami starts us off with the very latest on this growing story. >> reporter: the accusations are so explosive, the nfl commissioner late today called for a formal investigation. were miami dolphin coaches the ones encouraging veteran offensive lineman richie incognito to toughen up second year offensive tackle jonathan martin. the harassment allegedly so severe espn is reporting that martin checked himself into a hospital for emotional distress. at a news conference the coach defended the team. >> the type of coaching since the day i walked through these doors has been one of honesty, respect and accountability to one another. >> reporter: incognito has a well earned reputation. in this video circulating from a sports bar, his famous short fuse is on dis explain. he's accused of sending racial slurs and voice mails. the drama is dividing the nfl. >> this game is hard as it is. there is no room for bullying in this league. >> reporter: former nfl coach herman edwards says bullying h
. abc's steve osunsami tells us what happened next. >> reporter: this was the moment of relief when the family of 29-year-old bethany arceneaux found and rescued her from a violent ex-boyfriend who was holding her hostage. >> he was about to kill her. we wasn't going to stick around and wait for it to happen. >> reporter: she had been missing for days of the the police search was getting nowhere so they searched too. >> we're going to do whatever we have to do to get her back home to her baby. >> reporter: her aunts and sisters posted fliers with her photo. her brothers and cousins got their guns and searched the woods. they were checking out this abandoned home in louisiana when they heard her scream. >> he told her as soon as they kick the door in i'm going to kill you. >> reporter: they say scott thomas started stabbing her when they broke in and then one of them shot him dead. >> police had their guns drawn in this vacant house on anderson road. >> reporter: by the time police arrived it was over. for now even the district attorney says he won't charge the family. >> in this cas
homes. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: what a wakeup call. >> how far is it sinking? >> it's just cracking. the whole house and the floors are cracking. >> reporter: it was five this morning, and a giant sinkhole was swallowing homes and destroying the peace in this florida neighborhood. >> it looks like a meteor hit it, or the earth opened. >> reporter: it opened up 70 feet wide and 50 feet deep. police rushed seven families from their homes. then they asked for quiet, while they listened to see if it's still growing. >> right now we're asking everyone to stay in place except for the homes we have evacuated. >> reporter: this is as close as we can get to the sinkhole because officials here believe it is still moving. you can see the pool that everyone is talking about there that crashed into the center of this. you can see the pool cleaner still over there. it's very, very deep. sinkholes happen all over america. this one was caught on camera in louisiana sucking trees into swamp. but florida is sinkhole central, and this is the area they call sinkhole alley, with a
of last year. tonight abc's steve osunsami is with the families that worry that they are next. >> reporter: angry families here could only watch as florida officials today started tearing down two of their broken homes, and pouring sand into the now 90 foot wide sink hole. the homeowners here knew this could happen two years ago. but were fighting with their insurance company to get it fixed. >> of course i'm upset. i mean, there's our house. >> this was all the same level. >> reporter: just a few miles up the highway. >> while you guys are here it could go. >> reporter: the ferraros have the same problem, a sink hole growing under their home. >> this entire area could fall into the earth. >> could just collapse. >> with us in it. >> reporter: the ground is already sinking in two places, in this report an engineer says the house could collapse. but now they can't sell the home. >> we live here, where will we go? >> reporter: the experts tell us there are thousands of possible sink holes waiting to open up under florida homes. and these are just the new ones. more than 250 reported since ma
to a million a year. steve fuller used to do it all the time. >> so you were pretty good at what you did? >> yes. i've taken a lot of cars. >> reporter: so steve is going to spill the beans on what thieves know, that we don't. starting with the biggest question. how do they choose which car to steal? you're basically shopping. >> yeah, that's the plan. >> reporter: in tv shows like the sopranos, the bad guy always steals the most expensive cars. >> in eastern europe you can sell this far for 120,000. >> reporter: but the top two most stolen cars in 2012, honda civics and accords, going all the way back to the '90s models. we set up this garage in l.a. for him to demonstrate how it's done. car number one has a barely open window. >> a window that has enough room for me to stick my fingers in i can get out of its track rocking back and forth and pull hard enough to get my arm in there and unlock it. >> reporter: bingo, in less than ten seconds. now for car number two. >> i'm going to use my tow truck lockout kit. >> reporter: a few pumps of air. >> stick it right down to the lock. now i'm
not go any higher. >> reporter: among anxious americans watching stateside, steve and vicki kurzban of boulder, colorado saw their 18-year-old son simon on "world news." >> apparently 50 little kids got sucked away. >> reporter: a happy ending for one american family but for so many here who need so much and who are still five days in seeing so little aid get here, there is no end in sight. diane? >> thank you, terry. as you said need so much and there are so many ways to help these families in the philippines. we have listed many of the ways to help on our website. just go to abcnews.com. >>> and important news now for airline travelers, a major merger is a step closer. the justice department gave the green light to usairways and american to join forces to become the largest airline in the world. it could happen by the end of the year. >>> and tonight a rough new poll number for the president. for the first time in his presidency, a majority of american voters, 52 percent in a new poll say president obama is not honest and trustworthy. one factor, the people who felt misled about g
at the australia zoo, founded by steve irwin. known as the crocodile hunter, irwin was famous for getting too close for comfort with wild animals. he died in 2006 after a sting ray stung him. but his approach lives on at the australia zoo. the zoo's videos show the trainers playing with tigers as though they were kitty cats. today the tigers reminded everyone they're not. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> and still ahead, the secrets about those black friday prices and why the number 30 could be key to knowing if that bargain is real. ♪ >>> and one direction invades new york. are they the beetles or the back street boys? we're back in two minutes. side-by-side, so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board -- what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] split atoms? [ flo chuckles ] [ whirring ] hey, how's that atom-splitting thing going? oh! a smarter way to shop around -- now that's progressive. call or click today. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at reli
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